January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Senator calls for more CDBG funds

In a conference call Tuesday afternoon, United States Sen. Robert Casey Jr. More...

CJAB consultant recommended

During its bimonthly meeting Tuesday, members of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) approved a motion to recommend the county commissioners hire a consultant to review the county’s criminal justice system.  James More...

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Police Log

Criminal mischief Katheryn Holland of Columbus, Ohio, reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone broke a glass window out of the front screen door of a residence she owns between Jan. 1-13. More...

A Look Back

Huntingdon as seen by Theodore Cremer in 1835, part II

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

Students arrange drive

Two students in Tim Hicks’s sixth grade class at Shirley Township Elementary School conducted a school wide clothing drive to benefit the Salvation Army of Huntingdon County. More...

World  Free Access 

Tiny Cokes: Less guilt means more money for makers

NEW YORK (AP) — After watching Americans suck down Big Gulps for decades, Coke and Pepsi are realizing less could be more.  More...

Resort town working class squeezed out as rich move in

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — At first, Loly Garcia didn’t have to travel far to her jobs in the chic hotels of this fabled tourist town. More...

Arts, culture add $700B to US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Creative industries including Hollywood and broadcasting contribute more to the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 14 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Islanders cool down Rangers 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Frans Nielsen’s short-handed tally capped the Islanders’ three-goal second period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and Long Island’s team cooled off the New York Rangers with a More...

Miami breaks Devils’home streak 90-74

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Rodriguez scored 24 points and Miami shot 67 percent after halftime to upset No. 4 Duke 90-74 on Tuesday night, snapping the Blue Devils’ 41-game home winning streak.  More...

New format called Fast4

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A new format called Fast4, which some have dubbed disco tennis, was again on display Wednesday with a recovering Rafael Nadal happy to be on the dance floor.  The occasion was the official opening of the newly r More...

School News

Mount Aloysius releases dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult  A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015:  More...

Kettle campaign sets new record

Huntingdon County residents’ generosity helped set new records for the Salvation Army 2014 Red Kettle Campaign.  “As of Jan. 4, 2015, our total collected was $43,580,” said SA Envoy Philip Bender. More...

PennDOT to repair four local bridges

During their weekly meeting Tuesday morning, the Huntingdon County Commissioners learned PennDOT has plans to repair four county bridges.  “The resolution I have brought before you today just approves PennDOT to go ahead with ... More...

HCCTC expansion moves ahead

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) will move forward to seek a loan from the United States Department of Agriculture to construct two prefabricated metal buildings for additional clas More...

State  Free Access 

Toy weapons banned at Centre Co. arts festival

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Organizers have voted to ban toy weapons from the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.  The festival is from July 9-12 in State College, but also includes Youth Day July 8, when kids 8 to 18 are invited to sell h More...

Inquirer reporters subpoenaed over grand jury leak

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Philadelphia Inquirer says two of its reporters have been subpoenaed in a bid to reveal their sources for a story last week that said a grand jury has recommended criminal charges against state Attorney General Kathleen Ka More...

Teens charged in woman’s death acted like ‘gangstas’

ROARING SPRING (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says two boys charged in the killing of a 21-year-old woman boasted about wanting to kill someone and thought they were “some kind of gangstas.”  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

First National Bank retains leadership

75 Years Ago  Milk producers in Huntingdon County, who are members of the farmers’ organization Interstate Milk Producers Cooperative and their friends will hold their annual dinner Feb. 1 in Huntingdon. More...

Business News

Clearfield Bank donates to Habitat for Humanity

Clearfield Bank & Trust recently made a $1,000 donation to the Huntingdon Area Habitat for Humanity. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 5, 2015   Phyllis L. Clyner, Robert E. Lloyd, Dennis M. Smith, Michael S. Smith and Sharon B. Taylor, grantors, to Deborah S. Hock and Ryan D. Hock, property in Hopewell Township, $26,206.  Frances G. Shaub, grantor, Irvin D. More...

Local Sports

Girls’ Basketbal:

Rivello reaches 1,000, but ’Cats lose 46-35

Huntingdon senior Bri Rivello went into Tuesday evening’s home Mountain League contest needing 11 points to become just the second girl at Huntingdon to reach the 1,000-point plateau. More...

High School Wrestling:

Bison top Bearcats 37-36

After winning its first 15 duals of the season, the Huntingdon wrestling team finally tasted defeat last night. More...

Mattas, Reed pace Hornets’ win over CK

Juniata Valley held Claysburg- Kimmel to just two points in the opening period of Tuesday evening’s Inter-County Conference North Division game and turned a nine-point halftime lead into a 45-34 victory on the Bulldogs’ home floor.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Michael Wayne Barnett, 4629 Grubb Road, Hesston, and Wanda Lee Curfman, 19070 Sugar Run Road, Todd.   More...

Boy Scout Troop 25

The leaders and committee of Boy Scout Troop 25 are proud to announce that Eagle Scouts Bryce Edgin, Hunter Einodshofer and Jonathan Harris have earned the Bronze Palm for their Eagle Award. More...

Transform trash into useful items

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generate around 4.6 pounds of trash per person, per day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

New mothers are entitled to a shower

Dear Annie: My daughter and her husband are using a surrogate to have a baby. What do I do about a shower when someone else is carrying their child? More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

What’s that floating in my vinegar?

Dear Heloise: I put some WHITE VINEGAR into a pint canning jar. It’s more convenient than pouring out of a gallon jug for quick uses. Why does it get “floaties” in it? More...

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